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יום שבת ח תשרי התשפא 26.09.2020

Physical Therapy Warning Signs

 

 

Age 3:

- Difficulty ascending or descending stairs, one foot at a time, even holding on to banister (or a hand).

- Difficulty putting on and taking off coat and shoes (without laces).

- Unwilling to leave the ground (jumping with both feet).

- Unwilling to push wheeled toy while moving (walking or running).

- Unstable walking forwards, backwards or sideways while holding object.

- Avoids riding tricycle.

- Unable to throw and resists catching ball.

 

Age 4:

- Unable to ascend or descend steps fluidly without support.

- Unwilling to climb ladder.

- Difficulty standing on one leg (dominant) for at least 3 seconds.

- Difficulty jumping on preferred leg.

- Difficulty sitting with legs crossed.

- Difficulty playing games with ball. Throwing, catching, and kicking.

- Resistant to playground games - prefers to sit and rest.

- Unable to stand on toes.

 

Age 5:

- Difficulty walking on a narrow surface.

- Clumsy running or jumping - uses full weight when running or jumping.

- Unable to skip.

- Resists participating in rhythmics class or activities requiring movement to music.

- Cannot stand or jump continuously on one leg.

- Falls frequently when running. Bumps into objects in path, clumsy.

- Unaware of dangers.

 

 

For all ages:

Any child who falls asleep or rests head on knees/table/friend when sitting for a story, or appears slumped in chair, should be examined.

 

 

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